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A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, August 5, 1999 Page 7

CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK

– Obituaries – Reverend Robert R. Tyson, Jr., 68, Minister at Area Baptist Churches

The Reverend Robert R. Tyson, Jr. 68, of Westfield died on Tuesday, July 27, at home.

Born in Sarasota, Fl., he lived in Roselle before moving to Westfield 30 years ago.

The Reverend Tyson was a member of the ministerial staff of the Miracle Missionary Baptist Church of Christ in Plainfield. He also served on ministerial staffs of Second Baptist Churches in Roselle and The White Rock Baptist Church in Linden.

Prior to his ministry, he was an executive chauffeur for the Worthington Pump Co. in Harrison for eight years. He also owned and operated the R&C Taxi Company in Westfield for eight years.

He was a member of the Acacia Lodge No. 23 Free and Accepted Masons, Prince Hall Affiliation in Roselle, serving as its chaplain. He was the Worthy Patron of the Star of

BethlehemChapter No.26inRoselle, Order of the Eastern Star.

He had attended the Newark Bible College, where he became a licensed minister.

Surviving are his wife, Carrie Tyson; two sons, Robert Wallace Gladden of San Antonio, Tex. and Robert Tyson, 3rd at Drexel University in Philadelphia; two sisters, Frances Tyson of Brunswick, Ga. and Flossie Tyson of Sarasota; two brothers, Ulysses Tyson and David Tyson, both of Sarasota and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 31, at Miracle Missionary Baptist Church of Christ in Plainfield. Interment was held at Rosehill Cemetery in Linden.

Arrangements were handled by G.G. Woody Funeral Home in Roselle.

August 5, 1999

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Rosina Apriceno, 76, Former Owner Of Apriceno Jewelers in Westfield

Catherine P. Hayes, 75, Was Teacher's Assistant at Local Grammar School

Blanche Bennett, 77

Blanche Bennett, 77, of Scotch Plains died on Sunday, August 1, in the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.

Born in Harrison, she lived in Kearny before moving to Scotch Plains in 1983.

Surviving are a son, Gordon Bennett; a daughter, Joanne Bennett and four grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass was held on Wednesday, August 4, in St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains.

Arrangements were handled by the Rossi Funeral Home in Scotch Plains.

August 5, 1999

Viola Ricciuti, 80, Former Chef At Arrow Lounge, Scotch Plains

Elizabeth Leonardis, 80

Elizabeth Leonardis, 80, of Freehold died on Friday, July 30, at home.

Born in East Orange, she lived in Scotch Plains before moving to Freehold six years ago.

Mrs. Leonardis was a line inspector for Lionel Trains in Hillside for 20 years until 1967.

Surviving are a son, Archie Leonardis; a daughter, Kathleen Freeman; a sister, Mary Jockel; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

AFuneralMass wasofferedonMonday, August 2, in St. Thomas More Church in Manalapan.

Arrangements were handled by the FreemanManalapan-MarlboroFuneral Home in Manalapan.

August 5, 1999

Rosina DiBattisa Apriceno, 76, of Scotch Plains died on Sunday, August 1, in Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.

Born in Berwick, Pa., she was raisedinCranford andlivedinScotch Plains for the last 42 years.

Mrs. Apriceno was the owner of Apriceno Jewelers in Westfield for

20 years before retiring in 1998. She was a active member of the Deborah Heart and Lung Foundation Suburban Chapter and a member of The Woman's Club of Scotch Plains.

She attended the School of Millinery in New York City.

Surviving are her husband of 42 years, Dominick Apriceno; her son, Chris Apriceno of Yardley, Pa., her daughters, Nancy Kraemer of Tewksbury and Carol D'Aniello of Alexandria Township; her sisters, Elizabeth Leonard, Grace DiBattista and Nan Zilkowski; her brother, James DiBattista and four grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, August 4, at St. Bernard's Church in Plainfield. Interment was held at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.

Arrangements were handled by the Dooley Funeral Home, 218 North Avenue, Cranford.

Memorial donations may be made to the Deborah Hospital Foundation.

August 5, 1999

Catherine P. Hayes, 75, of Scotch Plains died on Sunday, August 1, at home.

Born in Lissoy, Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland, she lived in New York City before moving to Scotch Plains in 1958.

Mrs. Hayes was a teacher's assistant at the Tamaques Elementary School in Westfield for the past 10 years.

She was a member of the Monday Morning Club in Westfield.

Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Rump and Kathleen Onieal and five grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass was held on Wednesday, August 4, in St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Scotch Plains.

Arrangements were handled by the Rossi Funeral Home in Scotch Plains.

August 5, 1999

Viola Ricciuti, 80, of Seaside Park died on Friday, July 30, at Community Medical Center in Toms River.

Born in New York City, she lived in Plainfield and Scotch Plains before moving to Seaside Park in 1997.

Mrs. Ricciuti was a chef at her family restaurant, Arrow Lounge in Scotch Plains, for 20 years before retiring in 1985.

She was a member of the Scotch Plains-FanwoodAthleticBoosterClub and the Scotch Plains Little League.

She was predeceased by a son, Thomas Ricciuti, in 1987.

Surviving are her husband, Thomas Ricciuti; a son, Frank Ricciuti of Westfield; two daughters, Michele Immordinoof SeasideParkandValarie Fisher of Scotch Plains; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be held today, Thursday, August 5, at 11:30 a.m. at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains.

Arrangements were handled by the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home in Toms River.

Memorial donations may be made to Grace's Kitchen, c/o Grace Episcopal Church, 600 Cleveland Avenue, Plainfield, 07060; Westfield Baseball League, c/o NickGismondi, P.O. Box 156, Westfield, 07090 or the AnimalBirth Control(ABC),P.O.Box 353 Pine Beach, 08741.

August 5, 1999

Mary L. Farrell, 76, Dental Assistant In Clinton; Grandmother of Seven

Mary L. Farrell, 76, of Clinton died on Saturday, July 31, in the Hunterdon MedicalCenterinRaritan Township.

Born in Chicago, she lived in Plainfield, Fanwood and Lebanon before moving to Clinton 15 years ago.

Mrs. Farrell was a dental assistant in Clinton.

Shewasa memberoftheHunterdon County Board of Elections.

She was a graduate of the University of Connecticut where she received a degree in music education.

Mrs. Farrell was predeceased by her husband, Frank E. Farrell, in 1967 and her parents, Edward and Faye Burt Legier.

Surviving are three sons, Frank Farrell of Califon, Michael Farrell of

Simsbury, Conn, and Robert Farrell of Annandale; a brother, Jack Legier of St. Albans, Vt. and seven grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, August 6, at noon in the Immaculate Conception Church in Annandale. Interment will be private in St. Gertrude's Cemetery in Colonia.

Arrangements were handled by the Holocombe-Fisher Funeral Home in Flemington.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department, c/o Hunterdon Medical Center, 2100 Wescott Drive, Flemington, 08822.

August 5, 1999

John H. Seabrook, 61, History Professor, Special Assistant at Essex County College

John H. Seabrook, 61, of Westfield died on Sunday, August 1, at home.

BorninGrand Rapids,Mich,helived in Newark before moving to Westfield 37 years ago.

Mr. Seabrook was special assistant for planning and institutional advance

ment to Essex County College President A. Zachary Yamba. He was also a history professor at the college, where he was employed for 30 years.

He was the director of the Newark Educational Partnership and Project Graduation in Newark. He was past president of the Greater Watchung Nature Club of Scotch Plains and he was involved in environmental and conservation issues.

Mr. Seabrook was a curate of Grace Episcopal Church in Newark.

He graduated from North Texas University and earned a Master's Degree in Theology from General Seminary in New York City and a Doctoral Degree in History from Rutgers University.

Surviving are his wife, Ginny Seabrook; a son, Jack C. Seabrook; a daughter, Susie Huva and two grandchildren.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday, August 4, in All Saints Episcopal Church in Scotch Plains.

Arrangements were handled by the Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home in Clark.

August 5, 1999

Daniel Rogers, Mobil Oil Retiree, FMC Corp. Independent Consultant

Ida Schmid, 96

Ida Schmid, 96, of Mountainside, died on Sunday, August 1, in the Manor Care Nursing Home in Mountainside.

Born in Bergenfield, Germany, she came to the United States and settled in Mountainside 35 years ago.

Surviving are two sons, Gunther Schmid and Carl Schmid; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 4, in the Gray FuneralHome, 318EastBroadStreet, Westfield.

August 5, 1999

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS

NOTICEisherebygiven thatatameeting of the Township Council of the Township of Scotch Plains, held in the Council Chambers in the Municipal Building of said TownshiponTuesday,August 3,1999,therewas introduced,readforthe firsttime,andpassed on such first reading, an ordinance entitled:

ORDINANCE REQUESTING THAT THE COUNTY CLERK OF THE COUNTY OF UNION PRINT UPON THE OFFICIAL BALLOT TO BE USED AT THE NEXT ENSUING GENERAL ELECTION A PROPOSITION AMENDING THE LOCAL CHARTER TO PROVIDE FOR A DIRECTLY ELECTED MAYOR.

Thepurposeof theordinance:TheTownship Council of Scotch Plains has determined that a binding referendum is appropriate at the next General Election in which the public shall consider whether the Charter of the Township of Scotch Plains should

beamendedtoprovide foradirectlyelected Mayor pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40-69A-25.1 et sq.; and for that purpose the Township Council of the Township of Scotch Plains hasapprovedthe contentofthereferendum question and interpretative statements to appear on the ballot.

A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, August 17, 1999, at 8:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, or any time and place to which a meeting for the furtherconsideration ofsuchordinanceshall from time to time be adjourned, and all personsinterestedwill begivenanopportunitytobe heardconcerningsuchordinance.

A copy of same may be obtained from the office of the Township Clerk, 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday by any member of the general public who wants a copy of same without cost.

BARBARA RIEPE Township Clerk 1 T – 8/5/99, The Times Fee: $42.82

Gerald McCarthy, 67

Gerald McCarthy, 67, of Howell Township died on Tuesday, August 3, at home.

Born in Paterson, he had lived in Scotch Plains before moving to Howell Township 14 years ago.

Mr. McCarthy owned the GM Paving Company in Scotch Plains for 27 years.

He was a Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Council No. 10005 in Farmingdale.

Surviving are his wife, Mary McCarthy; four sons, Michael McCarthy, Gerald McCarthy, Jr., Thomas McCarthy and Edward Kertes; twodaughters,SharonKeiffer and Sheryl Claus; a sister, Mary Joan Gunderman and seven grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, August 6, at 9:30 a.m. in St. Veronica's Church in Howell Township.

Arrangements werehandledbythe Higgins Memorial Home in Freehold.

August 5, 1999

Daniel Rogers of Westfield died on Sunday, August 1, at home.

Born in New York City, he lived in Westfield for 48 years while maintaining a residence in Boyton Beach, Fla.

Mr. Rogers was employed for many years with Mobil Oil Corporation before retiring in 1973. He became an independent consultant for the FMC Corporation in New York City and continued to work as a consultant for Mobil Oil. He worked on various oil refining operations throughout the world including assignments in Australia, Singapore, Italy, Turkey and the Middle East.

He was a member of The Westfield TennisCluband theEchoLakeCountry Club.

Mr. Rogers was a graduate of New York University.

He was predeceased by his wife, Sallie M. Rogers, in 1973.

Surviving is his second wife, Dorothy D. Rogers; a daughter, Patricia Rogers-Modzelewski of Boston; a son, Daniel G. Rogers of Laguna Niguel, Calif.; a sister, Anne M. Coogan of Boca Raton, Fla., and two grandchildren.

Private services were held under the direction of the Dooley Colonial Home, 556 Westfield Avenue, Westfield.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to The American Cancer Society.

August 5, 1999

Anna Daniel, 91

Anna Daniel, 91, of Westfield died on Saturday, July 31, in Union Hospital in Union.

Born in Johnsonburg, Pa., she had lived in Linden for 60 years beforemoving toWestfieldtwoyears ago.

Mrs. Daniel had worked in the bindery department of the Wilson Jones Company in Elizabeth for 25 years before retiring in 1974.

Surviving are a son, Nicholas Daniel; a daughter, Eleanor Kliesch; two sisters, Lena O'Krepky and Edith Papa; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held yesterday, Wednesday, August 4, in the Leonard-Lee Funeral Home in Linden.

August 5, 1999

Ellen Hartmann, 78

Ellen Hartmann, 78, of Plainfield died on Sunday, August 1, in the Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.

Born in New York City, she lived in Queens and in Scotch Plains before moving to Plainfield 50 years ago.

Mrs. Hartmann was a member of Cana and the Rosary Society of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Plainfield and of the Women's Auxiliary of the Industrial Medical Association of New Jersey. She was also active with the Parent Teacher Association of Plainfield.

Surviving are three sons, Edmund Hartmann, Jr., John R. Hartmann and Robert J. Hartmann and a grandchild.

A Mass will be offered tomorrow, Friday, August 6, at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, following the funeral from the Higgins Funeral Home in Plainfield.

August 5, 1999

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS

Invitations are extended to qualified Bidders to bid for the following Project:

ROAD SURFACE REPLACEMENT AND GENERAL REPAIRS FOR HETFIELD AVENUE BRIDGE OVER RARITAN VALLEY LINE, M.P. 19.85 NJDOT STRUCTURE NO-2063-164

This project consists of the replacement of the road surface, repairs to bridge deck andsteel superstructure,graniteblockcurbing, painting of steel superstructure, and miscellaneous other repairs.

This project will be partially funded by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Bureau of Local Aid.

Bids will be accepted only by mail or in person to the Office of the Township Clerk, Scotch Plains Municipal Building, 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076 (ATTN: Barbara Riepe, Township Clerk) until 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 16,

1999.TheTownship ofScotchPlains(hereinafter"Township") shallnotberesponsible for any bid mailed which is lost in transit or delivered late by the Postal Service. At the above time, the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All bids must be presented insealedenvelopes whichareclearlymarked "Bid for ROAD SURFACE REPLACEMENT AND GENERAL REPAIRS FOR HETFIELD AVENUE BRIDGE OVER RARITAN VALLEY LINE, M.P. 19.85 NJDOT STRUCTURE NO. 206-3164", ContractE98-2, 430ParkAvenue,Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076". No bid will be received after the time and date specified.

After receipt of bids, no bid may be withdrawn withinsixty(60)days afterthedateof thebidopeningexcept ifprovidedforherein. The bid of any Bidder who consents to an extension may be held for consideration for a longer period of time as may be agreed upon between Bidder and the Township.

All bidsmustbeon thebidformsprovided by the Township of Scotch Plains in the Bid Package. Plans and specifications for this work may be examined at the Office of the Township Engineer,MunicipalBuilding,430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey, during business hours, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., beginningMonday, August 2, 1999,

andpurchased fora$25.00non-refundable fee.

Bidproposals andallrequireddocuments must be completed and submitted by the

date assetforthabove. Alldocumentsinthe enclosedBid Packagemustaccompanythe bid proposal.

In addition to the above documents, a certified check, cashier's check or bid bond issued by a responsible bank, trust company or insurance company, payable to the Township of Scotch Plains shall be submitted with each bid as a guaranty that if a contract is awarded the Bidder shall execute said Contract. The Bid Security shall be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the totalamountof thebidorTwenty-Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00), whichever is lower.

AllbidSecurity,except theBidSecurityof the three (3) apparent lowest responsible Bidders shall, if requested in writing, be returned after ten (10) days from the opening of the bids (Sundays and holiday excepted) and the bids of such Bidders shall be considered withdrawn.

The Township reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive immaterial informalities, or to accept any bid which, in theopinionofthe TownshipofScotchPlains, willbe inthebestinterest oftheTownshipall in accordance with the New Jersey Local Public Contracts LawN.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. In the event of an equal or tie bid, the Township shall award the bid to the Bidder which, in the Township's sole discretion, best serves the interest of the Township.

The Township also reserves the right to reject any and all bids if sufficient funds are notavailableand/orappropriated.

TheselectedBidder, will,withinseven(7) days of award of the bid, enter into an appropriate contact with the Township.

All Bidders must comply with P.L. 1975, Chapter 127, entitled "An Act Relating to AffirmativeAction inRelationtoDiscrimination in Connection with Certain Public Contracts and Supplementing the 'Law Against Discrimination'approved April16,1945(P.L. 1945, Chapter 169)", N. J.A.C. 17:27, as amended from time to time, and the Americans With Disability Act.

Where applicable, prevailing wage rate shall be paid to all workers on the job as per N.J.A.C. 34:11-56, 25 et seq.

BY ORDER OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS OF THE COUNTY OF UNION, STATE OF NEW JERSEY.

THOMAS ATKINS MUNICIPAL MANAGER

BARBARA RIEPE TOWNSHIP CLERK 1 T – 8/5/99, The Times Fee: $95.37